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Freakonomics

Outsiders by Design: A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast

What does it mean to pursue something that everyone else think is nuts? And what does it take to succeed? That’s what this week’s episode is about. It's called “Outsiders By Design.”  (You...

Outsiders by Design Full Transcript

This is a transcript of the Freakonomics Radio podcast “Outsiders by Design” [MUSIC: The Civil Tones, “One Day, Again and Again” (from City Stoopin’)] Stephen J. DUBNER: Hey podcast ...

One Reason to Not Use Generic Medicines

Our latest podcast episode — “How to Save $1 Billion Without Even Trying” — discusses research which finds that health-care experts generally buy generic medicines for their...

How to Save $1 Billion Without Even Trying Full Transcript

This is a transcript of the Freakonomics Radio podcast “How to Save $1 Billion Without Even Trying” [MUSIC: Glenn Crytzer and his Syncopators, “Fumblin’ Around” (from Harlem Mad)] Stephe...

How to Save $1 Billion Without Even Trying: A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast

When a pharmacist gets a headache, what do you think she’ll buy: Bayer aspirin or the much cheaper store brand? You'll find out on this week's episode. Hint: the episode is called “How to Sav...

Regulate This! A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast

A battle is being waged between the Internet and the State, and this episode of Freakonomics Radio gives you front-row seats. It’s called “Regulate This!” (You can subscribe to the podcast a...

Regulate This! Full Transcript

This is a transcript of the Freakonomics Radio podcast “Regulate This!” [MUSIC: Steve Rice, “The Stride Game”] Stephen J. DUBNER: Hey, podcast listeners. Our mission at Freakonomics has al...

Is Microsoft Word Biased Against Microeconomists?

Considering its own company name, you wouldn’t think so. But here’s what I ran into during a recent spell-check:

Who Runs the Internet? A Freakonomics Radio Rebroadcast

This week’s podcast is a rebroadcast of our episode called "Who Runs the Internet?" (You can subscribe to the podcast at iTunes, get the RSS feed, or listen via the media player above. You ca...

Parking Is Hell: A Freakonomics Radio Rebroadcast

This week’s podcast is a rebroadcast of our episode called “Parking Is Hell.” (You can subscribe at iTunes, get the RSS feed, or listen via the media player above. You can also read the ...